Peru Information Archives

Welcome to the Peru Quick Start page. Here you can browse through a selection of key HowtoPeru articles, conveniently ordered by category and particularly useful for first time travelers in Peru. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, search the site using the search box located to the right (just about over there somewhere >>>).

Before You Go to Peru

Planning, packing and other top tips for before you travel to Peru.

Food and Drink

Tips for eating well on a backpacker’s budget, as well as the all-important issue of beer…

Health and Safety in Peru

Ah, you reckless adventurers! Stay safe on the road with these healthy tips.


Getting Around Peru

Getting around Peru is an adventure in itself. Read more about transport in Peru.

Language Stuff

Are your language skills limited to “No gracias”? It’s time to learn a few more words…

Etiquette in Peru

Avoid those uncomfortable etiquette issues with some key cultural pointers.